After Actor Irrfan Khan's demise, Indian-origin comedienne Mindy Kaling shared an old quote that she loves by Tom Hanks about the late actor. Taking to Twitter, she shared the quote in which Tom Hanks is quoting what he had said to Irrfan Khan after meeting him.
Hanks had said, "Irrfan Khan, I am going to steal from you everything that I can possibly can." After mentioning all the things that Hanks can steal from him in terms of acting, he added, "By doing that, I will be doing a very pale imitation of the coolest guy in the room." Tom Hanks had worked with Irrfan Khan in 'Inferno' based on the book of the by Dan Brown.
Taking to Twitter, Mindy Kaling expressed her condolences over Irrfan Khan's demise. Calling his loss "devastating", she stated that he was her favourite actor.
The loss of Irrfan Khan - at such a young age - is devastating. He was my favorite actor. I can’t think of someone who gave such layered and thoughtful performances but was also a movie star; you couldn’t take your eyes off of him onscreen. Love and peace to his family. pic.twitter.com/OjwhNgXgJu— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) April 29, 2020
Actor Irrfan Khan passed away at the Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday at the age of 53. The actor, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2018, had been admitted for a colon infection on Tuesday. His funeral was held at Versova Kabrastan in Mumbai.
The Actor's team announced the news with a statement from him:
“I trust, I have surrendered”; These were the some of the many words that Irrfan expressed in a heartfelt note he wrote in 2018 opening up about his fight with cancer. And a man of few words and an actor of silent expressions with his deep eyes and his memorable actions on screen. It’s saddening that this day, we have to bring forward the news of him passing away. Irrfan was a strong soul, someone who fought till the very end and always inspired everyone who came close to him. After having been struck by lightning in 2018 with the news of rare cancer, he took life soon after as it came and he fought the many battles that came with it. Surrounded by his love, his family for whom he most cared about, he left for heavenly abode, leaving behind truly a legacy of his own. We all pray and hope that he is at peace. And to resonate and part with his words he had said, “As if I was tasting life for the first time, the magical side of it”.
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